Marco A. Rodriguez has spent the majority of his adult life working on films and music videos around the country. He worked as a camera crane operator on Stranger than Fiction and on Amityville Horror, which was produced by Michael Bay. He was the Digital Image Technician on Cup of My Blood and Outing Riley, which was directed by Project Greenlight winner, Pete Jones.
Marco also worked as the HD video technician for Sheryl Crow’s multi-camera concert on DVD and for Better Than Ezra’s concert in New Orleans. He also spent time as a video technician on the Oprah Winfrey Show at Harpo Productions.
He has worked as a cinematographer on several independent films, including Crossing Jordan and Get2Gether.
The films that Marco has worked on have appeared in the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, Northern Ireland’s International Film Festival, the Hollywood Black Film Festival, London Disability Film Festival, San Francisco Black Film Festival, Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films, Pan African Film Festival, Santa Barbara African Heritage Film Series, Black Harvest Film Festival, Denver Pan African Film Festival and in the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Several of these films have won the Aurora Award and the Telly Award.
After spending so many years working in the film industry, Marco enjoys writing stories to share with people around the world.
Marco has been happily married to his wife, Alison, for over fifteen years and lives in the Chicagoland area. When Marco takes a break from writing stories, he spends the bulk of his time playing with his very energetic six-year-old son.